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Ace vs Firepad: What are the differences?

Developers describe Ace as "Embeddable code editor written in JavaScript". Ace is a standalone code editor written in JavaScript. Our goal is to create a browser based editor that matches and extends the features, usability and performance of existing native editors such as TextMate, Vim or Eclipse. It can be easily embedded in any web page or JavaScript application. On the other hand, Firepad is detailed as "An open-source, real-time, collaborative code and text editing library built on Firebase". An open source collaborative code and text editor. Share documents and see changes occur in real-time.

Ace and Firepad belong to "Collaborative Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

Ace and Firepad are both open source tools. It seems that Ace with 20K GitHub stars and 4.4K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Firepad with 3.2K GitHub stars and 743 GitHub forks.

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What is Ace?

Ace is a standalone code editor written in JavaScript. Our goal is to create a browser based editor that matches and extends the features, usability and performance of existing native editors such as TextMate, Vim or Eclipse. It can be easily embedded in any web page or JavaScript application.

What is Firepad?

An open source collaborative code and text editor. Share documents and see changes occur in real-time.
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